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20 of the Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix This October 

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20 of the Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix This October 

These sci-fi flicks will take you on a journey from Wakanda to Ahch-To — and everywhere in-between.

by The Portalist Staff

8 Chilling Sci-Fi Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

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8 Chilling Sci-Fi Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

We're counting down the top eight sci-fi horror films for your late-night viewing...if you dare.

by Julianne Clancy

Brilliant Reads for Fans of Ray Bradbury Books

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Counting Down: The 10 Greatest Sci-Fi TV Series Ever

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Counting Down: The 10 Greatest Sci-Fi TV Series Ever

Which of these best sci-fi shows are your favorites? 

by Stephen Lovely

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Diverse Debut Fantasy Book! 

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Diverse Debut Fantasy Book! 

Set on another planet, this new story has Moroccan influences. 

by The Portalist Staff

10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

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10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

Explore shocking dystopian universes in Dick’s powerful novels.

by Allison Wild

8 Times<em> Star Trek</em> Accurately Predicted Future Technology

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12 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book to Movie Adaptations That Are Worth Watching

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12 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book to Movie Adaptations That Are Worth Watching

Watch some of your favorite stories come alive on the big screen.

by Allison Wild

14 of the Best <em>X-Files</em> Episodes of All Time

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52 <em>Star Wars </em>Quotes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

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52 Star Wars Quotes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

These are the sacred Star Wars texts you're looking for.

by Carolyn Cox

Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

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Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

In Allen Steele's Time Loves a Hero, a journey to the past may change the centuries to come.

by Olivia Mason

13 Thrilling Space Movies

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13 Thrilling Space Movies

From sci-fi epics to incredible documentaries, these movies are out of this world.

by Aliza Polkes

14 Impactful Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

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14 Impactful Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

These authors are just a few of the important voices in the sci-fi and fantasy community who have brought us strong, feminist characters.

by Sarah Mangiola

See the Eerie First Trailer for the Adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s <em>Nightflyers</em>

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See the Eerie First Trailer for the Adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers

Martin says the TV series of his sci-fi novella will be "Psycho in space."  

by Audrey Webster

How the Works of Shakespeare Shape Science Fiction

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How the Works of Shakespeare Shape Science Fiction

Science fiction owes a debt to a dude born when many people still thought the Earth was the center of the Universe: William Shakespeare.

by Carolyn Cox

11 New Sci-Fi Shows to Watch Right Now

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11 New Sci-Fi Shows to Watch Right Now

Seeking your next binge-worthy series? Look no further.

by The Portalist Staff

Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's <em>Buying Time</em>

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Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's Buying Time

From the award-winning author of "The Forever War" comes a sci-fi mystery set in a world where death is optional—as long as you can pay.

by Carolyn Cox

Sci-Fi Legend Samuel R. Delany Doesn't Play Favorites

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Sci-Fi Legend Samuel R. Delany Doesn't Play Favorites

The award-winning writer talks sexuality, race, and letting readers experience his work without authorial interference.

by Sarah Mangiola

Everything You Need to Know Before You See <em>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</em>

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Everything You Need to Know Before You See Star Wars: The Last Jedi

All the facts and fan theories you need to know before the latest "Star Wars" installment hits theaters December 14th.

by Stephen Lovely

What Happens When an Old Woman Steals Your Story?

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What Happens When an Old Woman Steals Your Story?

In celebration of the re-release of "A Matter of Oaths," the author reveals how her space opera found an unexpected protagonist.

by Helen S. Wright

<em>Stranger Things 2 </em>Turned Its View of Authority Upside Down

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Stranger Things 2 Turned Its View of Authority Upside Down

In its second season, Netflix's runaway hit "Stranger Things" continued to challenge sci-fi and horror tropes.

by Stephen Lovely

11 Scary-Good Sci-Fi Horror Books

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11 Scary-Good Sci-Fi Horror Books

Terrifying tales of other worlds…

by Stephen Lovely

15 Must-Read Nebula Award-Winning Books 

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15 Must-Read Nebula Award-Winning Books 

From the classics to modern works, these books represent the best of the best when it comes to sci-fi and fantasy.

by Audrey Webster

Final Trailer for <em>Star Wars: The Last Jedi </em>Hints at a Surprising Alliance

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First Trailer for <em>Annihilation</em> Promises to Blow Our Minds

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First Trailer for Annihilation Promises to Blow Our Minds

The adaptation of Jeff Vandermeer's sci-fi horror novel looks just as chilling and thought-provoking as its source material.

by Carolyn Cox

13 Memorable Songs That Reference Sci-Fi and Fantasy 

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13 Memorable Songs That Reference Sci-Fi and Fantasy 

What are some of YOUR favorite geeky tunes?

by Carolyn Cox

Science Fiction Has Won the War

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Science Fiction Has Won the War

Best-selling author Greg Bear on the genre’s new ‘golden age.'

by Frank Catalano

10 Female SF/F Authors and the Stories Behind Their Pen Names

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10 Female SF/F Authors and the Stories Behind Their Pen Names

Do you know the true identities of the authors penning your favorite science fiction and fantasy novels?

by Olivia Mason

Grand Master Brian W. Aldiss Passes Away at 92

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Grand Master Brian W. Aldiss Passes Away at 92

Remembering the exceptional science fiction author.

by Carolyn Cox

Watch the Top Indie Sci-Fi Films From the 2017 Philip K. Dick Film Festival

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Watch the Top Indie Sci-Fi Films From the 2017 Philip K. Dick Film Festival

The spirit of Philip K. Dick is alive and well in these new films.

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